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Farm Fences and Gates: Build and Repair Fences to Keep Livestock In and Pests Out

Rick Kubik · Voyageur Press; Revised edition
Format: Book

If you raise livestock or crops, you’ll need a fence. Good fences are critical to success. They protect your animals (and plants) and keep them at home, and they can also minimize the damage done by pests and predators. In Farm Fences and Gates, you’ll learn how to build...
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Attracting Wildlife to Your Backyard: Month-by-month projects for family fun

Marcus Schneck · Cool Springs Press
Format: Print book

Make your backyard the best little wildlife sanctuary on the block. There are many ways to attract birds and butterflies to your backyard—and a lot of them work, giving us all a chance to enjoy these beautiful, coveted creatures. But have you ever tried to tempt a turtle, lure...
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The American Fisherman: How Our Nation's Anglers Founded, Fed, Financed, and Forever Shaped the U.S.A.

Willie Robertson · William Morrow
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From the Duck Dynasty star and #1 New York Times bestselling author comes a rollicking popular history of fishing in America.American Fisherman traces the impact fishing has had in shaping America's history, and reveals the influential role it has played in defining our lives. Willie Robertson...
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Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Kathryn Harkup · Bloomsbury SIGMA
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The year 1818 saw the publication of one of the most influential science-fiction stories of all time. Frankenstein: Or, Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley had a huge impact on gothic horror and science fiction genres. The name Frankenstein has become part of our everyday language, often...
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How to Make Maple Syrup: From Gathering Sap to Marketing Your Own Syrup. A Storey BASICS® Title

Alison Anderson · Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Paperback

Learn how to make your own maple syrup from start to finish. Third-generation syrup makers Alison and Steven Anderson show you how to collect sap using a tree-friendly tubing system and then cook, bottle, and even market your syrup. Whether you want a few bottles of syrup for your family's...
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Science Is Beautiful: Disease and Medicine: Under the Microscope

Colin Salter · Batsford
Pages: 191
Format: Hardcover

Using cutting-edge technology, take a close-up look at the surprising beauty of some of our deadliest diseases - and the medicines that treat them. What do human cells look like when suffering from Alzheimer's, osteoporosis, or HIV? With the help of powerful microscopes and electron...
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Idiot's Guides: Geometry

Sonal Bhatt · ALPHA
Format: Book

Covering everything a student would encounter in a high school or college course, Idiots Guides Geometry explains concepts in the easiest possible manner. Content includes everything from the basics of geometry reasoning and proof triangles quadrilaterals area and volume similarity, perpendicular...
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College Algebra DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition

Rhonda Huettenmueller · McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Pages: 497
Format: Paperback

Don't let quadratic equations make you irrational If you are absolutely confused by absolute value equations, or you think parabolas are short moral stories, College Algebra DeMYSTiFied, Second Edition is your solution to mastering the topic's concepts and theories at your own pace....
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Whatever Happened to the Metric System?: How America Kept Its Feet

John Bemelmans Marciano · Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

The American standard system of measurement is a unique and odd thing to behold with its esoteric, inconsistent standards twelve inches in a foot, three feet in a yard, sixteen ounces in a pound, one hundred pennies to the dollar. For something as elemental as counting and estimating the world...
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Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder: A Journey into the Wild World of Nuclear Science

James A Mahaffey · Pegasus Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The latest investigation from acclaimed nuclear engineer and author James Mahaffey unearths forgotten nuclear endeavors throughout history that were sometimes hair-brained, often risky, and always fascinating. Whether you are a scientist or a poet, pro-nuclear energy or staunch opponent,...
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The Rise of Birds: 225 Million Years of Evolution

Sankar Chatterjee · Johns Hopkins University Press; second edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A small set of fossilized bones discovered almost thirty years ago led paleontologist Sankar Chatterjee on a lifelong quest to understand their place in our understanding of the history of life. They were clearly the bones of something unusual, a bird-like creature that lived long, long...
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Berlin Now: The City After the Wall

Peter Schneider · Farrar, Straus and Giroux; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A smartly guided romp, entertaining and enlightening, through Europe's most charismatic and enigmatic cityIt isn't Europe's most beautiful city, or its oldest. Its architecture is not more impressive than that of Rome or Paris; its museums do not hold more treasures than those...
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The Last Man Who Knew Everything: The Life and Times of Enrico Fermi, Father of the Nuclear Age

David N Schwartz · Basic Books
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of the brilliant, charismatic, and very human physicist and innovator Enrico FermiIn 1942, a team at the University of Chicago achieved what no one had before: a nuclear chain reaction. At the forefront of this breakthrough stood Enrico Fermi. Straddling the ages...
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The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind

Michio Kaku · Anchor; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

Michio Kaku, the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible and Physics of the Future tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain.The Future of the Mind brings a topic that once belonged solely to the province...
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The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy

Paige Williams · Hachette Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

New Yorker magazine staff writer Paige Williams delves into the riveting and perilous world of fossil collectors in this "tremendous" (David Grann) true tale of one Florida man's attempt to sell a dinosaur skeleton from Mongolia--a "beautifully written story steeped in natural...
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